Bristol to Reading train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
10:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:40Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
11:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:40Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
11:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
12:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:05Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
12:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:40Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBristol to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Great Western Railway
08:001h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:10Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:061h13
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19Reading station (RDG)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:301h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:39Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:381h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:07Reading station (RDG)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:001h14
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:14Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:40Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:05Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:40Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:40Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:05Reading station (RDG)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:40Reading station (RDG)
0 changes

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Train times from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

113 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Bristol for Reading every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
11:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:05Reading station (RDG)
£591One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
12:001h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:05Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:301h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:39Reading station (RDG)
£881One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:301h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:40Reading station (RDG)
£431One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Reading

distanceDistance69 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or first_great_western

Trains from Bristol to Reading cover the 69 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or first_great_western. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Reading.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and first_great_western trains Bristol to Reading

Great Western Rail and first_great_western trains will get you from Bristol to Reading from £22. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Train information from Bristol to Reading with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22

FAQs: Bristol to Reading train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Reading can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Reading is £41; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Bristol to Reading is on average 1 h 5 min   for the 69 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Reading from Bristol by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Reading leaves at 05: 08. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Reading leaves at 22: 40.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol to Reading without having to change trains with Great Western Rail or first_great_western. There are 16 direct trains from Bristol to Reading each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Bristol to Reading train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or first_great_western. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Reading from Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 40.

When departing from Bristol, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Reading from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Reading by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Bristol and Reading 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Reading

Bristol
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Reading from Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
The major train station for arrivals in Reading is Reading. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Reading for your trip to Reading from Bristol.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station

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